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United States Houston: R&D Electrical Engineer, Advisor

Houston, TX
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     36739   Experience Level: Experienced Hire  Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology  Product Service Line: Sperry Drilling S
United States Houston: R&D Electrical Engineer, Advisor

United States Houston: R&D Electrical Engineer, Advisor

Date: Dec 3, 2017

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77032

We are looking for the right people — people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. Experience the challenges, rewards and opportunity of working for one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the global energy industry.

This opening is for a EE position in the Drilling Telemetry Research and Development department of Sperry Drilling which is a Halliburton PSL (Product Service Line). Sperry has a complete line of downhole tools for measurement and logging while drilling (M/LWD) that are designed to withstand the most extreme drilling environments while still making laboratory grade measurements.

 The candidate is expected to have in-depth knowledge in signal processing and modern digital communication systems. As a subject matter expert and under minimal supervision, the candidate will lead efforts in areas such as modulation/demodulation, time/frequency synchronization, channel estimation, equalization, error correction coding, array processing and communication system modeling. At this level the candidate may work on multiple projects including sustaining activities for existing products. The candidate will generate a road map of detailed activities from a high level specification. The candidate must be able to work independently, evaluate and execute tasks in a timely manner to predict and meet project deadlines.


 Basic Qualifications:

  • MS in Electrical Engineering.  PhD is preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • At least 10 years relevant work experience


    Qualifications (candidate should have working knowledge of all, expertise and proven track record of independently completing successful designs in several)

  • Advanced channel estimation algorithm development
  • Statistical signal processing for detection, adaptive equalization, interference cancellation, modulation/demodulation techniques, synchronization, digital filtering, signal and channel modeling and coded modulation
  • Automated system architecture designs (functional and detailed) including both software and hardware requirements
  • Advanced array structures (systolic) for wireless technologies for the specific processing of MIMO, channel modeling, beam-forming and other modem functions
  • Analog and mixed signal circuit design
  • Data acquisition instrumentation and methods
  • Analysis tools such as Matlab, Mathcad, etc.
  • Digital design and low noise circuit design
  • Switching power supply design principles


    Key Responsibilities:

  • Candidates will apply their knowledge in electrical engineering to develop robust digital communication system for downhole tools, more specifically as it related to signal processing, encoding/decoding and applied communication theory
  • Work as integral part of multi-discipline team including project management, mechanical engineering, assembly & test and software teams.
  • Participate in developing and analyzing design requirements
  • Investigate problems in design, recommend and implement solutions
  • Execute designs and test plans to ensure systems meet written specifications and requirements for functionality and performance


Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway E., Houston, Texas, 77032, United States


Job Details

Requisition Number: 36739  
Experience Level: Experienced Hire 
Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology 
Product Service Line: Sperry Drilling Svcs  
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

Additional Locations for this position: 


Compensation Information
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Network, Supply, Telecom, Project Manager, Telecommunications, Technology, Operations


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